An Essay on Free Will / Edition 1

An Essay on Free Will / Edition 1

by Peter Van Inwagen
     
 


"This is an important book, and no one interested in issues which touch on the free will will want to ignore it."--Ethics. In this stimulating and thought-provoking book, the author defends the thesis that free will is incompatible with determinism. He disputes the view that determinism is necessary for moral responsbility. Finding no good reason for accepting… See more details below

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"This is an important book, and no one interested in issues which touch on the free will will want to ignore it."--Ethics. In this stimulating and thought-provoking book, the author defends the thesis that free will is incompatible with determinism. He disputes the view that determinism is necessary for moral responsbility. Finding no good reason for accepting determinism, but believing moral responsiblity to be indubitable, he concludes that determinism should be rejected.

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ISBN-13:
9780198249245
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1986
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.59(d)

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